First shipment of shale gas from US arrives in Grangemouth, met by angry environmentalists

First shipment of shale gas from US arrives in Grangemouth, met by angry environmentalists
 

ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners have stepped up calls for a ban on fracking as the first shipment of US shale gas arrives in the UK.
A tanker carrying 27,500 m3 of ethane from US shale fields is due to dock at Grangemouth , central Scotland, the refinery and petrochemicals plant owned by global chemical giant Ineos.
The company said the shipment aboard carrier Ineos Insight was the culmination of a 2 billion US dollars (£1.6 billion) investment resulting in eight tankers forming a "virtual pipeline" between the US and the UK and Norway.
PA Ineos says the shale gas will replace... read more

 
27 September 2016 in Regional, Views: 36
Source: Daily Record
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